Theatre Arts Example Course Plan

Acting Example Course Plan

Music Theatre Example Course Plan

Design & Technology Example Course Plan

Theatre Arts Course Plan (first 3 semesters)

This is an example course plan based on the 2017-2018 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional

 

* Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (Theatre) must complete two of the following three courses: THEA 110 - Stagecraft, THEA 112 - Costume Technology, and THEA 114 - Lighting and Sound Technology.
** Optional.
*** THEA 288 is the required BA Acting course prerequisite to all further upper level acting courses. (Not all Theatre Arts BA students elect to complete the acting sequence.)

Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is fall or spring, second, third, or fourth year.

Additional Information
  • The course plan is flexible enough to accommodate all double majors.
  • All Theatre Arts majors - BA, BFA Acting, Design & Technology and Music Theatre must take Gateway in the first fall semester.
  • The Arts (AR) general education requirement is fulfilled by THEA 241 in the second or third year.
  • The Cultural & Historical Change (CHC) general education requirement is fulfilled by THEA 371 or THEA 372 in the third year.